Richard Lewis

posted on October 1, 2009 - 1:53pm
The following article contains items about: Friedreich's ataxia, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, myotonic muscular dystrophy type 1, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy and distal muscular dystrophy (Miyoshi myopathy)

Jury still out on vitamin C for treating CMT1A symptoms

posted on July 29, 2009 - 11:48am
A recent trial has shown inconclusive results from various doses of vitamin C (ascorbic acid) in patients with the peripheral nerve disease type 1A Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT1A), and the jury remains out on this form of treatment, says Michael Shy, an MDA grantee at Wayne State University in Detroit.
posted on September 1, 2007 - 11:06am
QUEST Vol. 14, No. 5
Featured in this issue: News about clinical trials in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Pompe disease and myotonic muscular dystrophy type 1